Nov 17-25, HMNS at Hermann Park will be open from 9am-6pm. We will be closed on Thanksgiving.

The Hamill Gallery (Life in Stone exhibit) will be closed from November 13-20

Support HMNS

With a little generosity from friends like you, our mission can continue. Help HMNS improve our community through natural science education.

Welcome, Members


Thank you for joining the HMNS Family! Your support ensures that our exhibitions and educational programs will enrich the community for many years to come- and your membership has many fun benefits for you over the coming year.


Making the Most of your Membership

  • As a Member, you will get unlimited FREE admission to the HMNS permanent exhibit halls for a full year! Take advantage by coming back to see us as often as you can.
  • Family-friendly tours are available; stop by the box office to schedule one during your visit.
  • Utilize the special “Members Only” ticket line at the box office.
  • Stay informed! Follow us on social media, and sign up for our weekly Member email.
  • Members receive discounts at the Burke Baker Planetarium, Wortham Giant Screen Theatre, the Cockrell Butterfly Center and the George Observatory as well as the Museum Store. Be sure to show your membership card every time you make a purchase. Members receive at least 10% off in the shop! 25% the day you join or renew!
  • Be the first to see our special exhibitions! Members First Viewings are available the opening days of selected exhibitions and are always Members-only. Enjoy access to discounted tickets for the whole run of the special exhibit and special Members-only events.
  • Check out HMNS’ satellite facility, the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land! It’s full of interactive areas, and the permanent exhibit halls are FREE with your membership!
  • Instill in your children a love of learning with Xplorations Summer Camps and Scouts@HMNS classes! Members get priority registration as well as significantly reduced prices.
  • For any questions, visit the Membership FAQ page or call 713-639-4616 for the Membership Department.

From our membership team and all of us at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, thank you once again for joining our membership community!

HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


Get Directions Offering varies by location
HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that receives no federal or state funding. Tax ID # 74-1036131.